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May 08, 2015, 08:00 ET

Stability Isn't Progress: Top Mass. Nonprofits Slow to Add Women to Leadership

Massachusetts displayed little progress in adding women to board and chief executive positions of major nonprofits over the last two years,...

Mar 23, 2015, 11:00 ET

Simmons College Hosts African-American Women Leaders To Discuss Arts, Media & Politics; Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Selma Voting Rights March, March 25

 In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Selma Voting Rights March, Simmons College will host a panel of four African-American women leaders to...

Mar 11, 2015, 13:00 ET

Simmons College Maintains Academic Excellence in USNews Ranking, Library & Information Science in Top 10; Nursing Among Top Master's Programs

In the 2016 USNews & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings released this week, the Simmons College School of Library and...

Mar 05, 2015, 13:00 ET

Leading Activists-Michelle Alexander and Abigail Disney-to Speak at 2015 Simmons College Commencement May 15

Simmons College is proud to host two highly regarded activists and social justice advocates during its 110th Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 15...

Feb 12, 2015, 11:00 ET

Award-winning Actress Sally Field And Media Mogul Arianna Huffington To Speak At 36th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

Simmons College has announced the keynote speakers for its April 2, 2015 premier Simmons Leadership Conference. Focusing on the theme "Dare to...

Jan 21, 2015, 17:47 ET

Simmons College Announces New Website and Brand Messaging, Highlights Expertise in Women's Leadership

 Coinciding with the beginning of the spring 2015 academic semester, Simmons College announced its new compelling brand messaging along with...

Jan 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

Simmons College School of Social Work To Offer Advanced Standing for Its Online Master of Social Work (M.S.W)

 Simmons College School of Social Work, the nation's first school of social work to offer training and education to clinical social workers,...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:30 ET

Simmons College Named to President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll 8 Years in a Row

 Simmons College has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and...

Feb 27, 2014, 14:00 ET

Sports Icon and Humanitarian Billie Jean King is Simmons College's 2014 Commencement Speaker, May 9

Sports icon and humanitarian Billie Jean King will deliver the Simmons College 109th Commencement address Friday, May 9, at the Bank of America...

Feb 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Simmons School of Social Work, the First School of Social Work in the Nation, Launches Online Master's Program

Simmons College School of Social Work, the nation's first school of social work, continues its 110 year tradition of innovation with its...

Jan 29, 2014, 09:30 ET

Simmons College Joins Mount Holyoke and Smith for Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Program Focused on Emerging Women Leaders

 Simmons College is proud to join two other women's colleges – Mount Holyoke and Smith – to co-host "Reconstructing Societies in...

Dec 11, 2013, 11:37 ET
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is the closing keynote speaker at the 2014 Simmons Leadership Conference.  (PRNewsFoto/Simmons College)

Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton To Deliver Keynote Address At 35th Annual Simmons Leadership Conference

 Simmons College today announced that Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will deliver...

Oct 31, 2013, 12:00 ET

Simmons College Hosts National Discussion On Gender Diversity On Corporate Boards, Nov. 12

 In an effort to boost gender diversity on corporate boards across the country, Simmons College will host a panel discussion as part of the...

Oct 22, 2013, 11:45 ET

Simmons College Makes Kiplinger's "Best Value" Top 100 Private Colleges List

 Simmons College is ranked as one of the best values among private universities in the country, according to the business and personal finance...

Oct 15, 2013, 14:00 ET

Simmons School of Management Ranked #1 "Greatest Opportunity For Women" in Nation by The Princeton Review

For the 5th consecutive year, the Simmons College School of Management has been ranked the #1 MBA with the "Greatest Opportunity for Women" by...

Sep 26, 2013, 08:00 ET

Prominent Women Political Leaders Gather to Commemorate 175 Years of Women in Politics

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the first American woman to address a legislative body, Simmons College will co-host "How Women Become...

Sep 11, 2013, 11:53 ET

Simmons College Named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Forbes

 Simmons College has been named a "Best College" by U.S.News & World Report in its 2014 edition of the "America's Best Colleges"...

Jul 11, 2013, 13:30 ET

African Women Participate in U.S. Department of State's Women's Leadership Program at Simmons College

 In an effort to help develop future women leaders and to promote better understanding between Americans and people of other countries, Simmons...

May 07, 2013, 08:00 ET

Simmons College Launches New Online Graduate Nursing Program

 Responding to the national shortage of nurses and nurse practitioners, today the Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS)...

Apr 16, 2013, 12:22 ET
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Simmons College Hosts Women Fulbright Foreign Students for U.S. Department of State Seminar

 For a second consecutive year, Simmons College has been awarded the opportunity to host a Fulbright Women's Re-Entry Seminar. Approximately...